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Case For The Real Jesus [Hardcover]

Lee Strobel
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Aug. 9 2007
SUBTITLE: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ A New York Times Bestselling Author Today, the traditional picture of Jesus is under an intellectual onslaught from many quarters. They're capturing the public's imagination with a radical new portrait of Jesus that bears scant resemblance to the picture historically embraced by the church. How persuasive is this new image of Jesus? Is it based on well-supported facts and arguments -- or does it fade away when exposed to the hot light of scrutiny? In this dramatic investigation, award-winning writer and former legal editor Lee Strobel explores these controversial questions and others. Evaluate the evidence for yourself as leading experts grapple with the latest objection from today's foremost critics. Then reach your own verdict. Lee Strobel, with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a master of studies in law degree from Yale Law School, was the award-winning legal editor of the Chicago Tribune and a spiritual skeptic until 1981. His books include Four Gold Medallion winners and the 2005 Christian Book of the Year (co-authored with Garry Poole). He and his wife live in California.
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Atheist-turned-Christian Strobel, with four Gold Medallions and other awards, focuses on rediscovering the real Jesus, whose identity and message have come under attack in recent years. He addresses six major challenges and claims: that a different Jesus is seen in ancient documents that seem as credible as the four canonical gospels; that tampering by the church has damaged the Bible's portrayal of Jesus; that new explanations refute Jesus' resurrection; that Christianity copied pagan religions regarding Jesus; that Jesus didn't fulfill messianic prophecies; and that contemporary people should be able to choose what to believe about Jesus. As with his previous books, Strobel attacks the issues as an investigative journalist, though one with a clear agenda. He searches out experts (including Craig A. Evans and Michael Licona) to refute each objection, offering readers top evangelical scholarship revealed in everyday language while challenging the claims of liberal writers like John Shelby Spong, Bart Ehrman and others. In the end, he says, none of these seemingly daunting challenges turned out to be close calls... they were systematically dismantled by scholars... with facts, logic and evidence. Evangelical readers will come away with deeper understanding of the various arguments about Jesus. (Sept.)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? July 18 2007
Every year, it is inevitable that Jesus makes the front page of a handful of newspapers or magazines. Passing by the newsstand, many will recognize his face but the majority will wonder why so much attention is being given to a 2,000 year old dead guy. Yet, Jesus still carries enough intrigue that publishers slap his face on their covers. They do not do this out of respect but because they know he helps them sell their products. They are not alone. His life has been unpacked in books by authors, scholars and poets. His story has been used countless times in movies, television shows and theatrical plays.

To be sure, there are a multitude of lives of Jesus out there and everyone, it seems, wants their version to defend their particular point of view. We hear things like, "Jesus would never drive an SUV", "Jesus wants the troops home", or "Jesus affirms all families". While not everyone claims to be religious, no one wants to appear to go against Jesus--just in case.

With so many opinions floating out there in our information age, how does the average person filter out the facts on Jesus from the spurious speculation? Who was Jesus really? This search to discover the real Jesus is not new. Theologians and scholars have been at it for centuries. They have even given it a formal, academic label called the quest for the historical Jesus. Their quest, often inaccessible to the non-scholar, basically seeks to answer the question: who is the real Jesus?

A stimulating and approachable book, The Case for the Real Jesus, investigates an honest, down-to-earth answer to this question. Relying upon his journalism background, he is convinced the truth can take care of itself and leaves no stone unturned. Strobel writes, "Is it possible to find the real Jesus?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent resource. March 9 2014
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This might be my favourite of Strobel's "Case for ..." series, which is probably more due to my interest in the subject matter than to any inferiority in his previous books. Strobel always does a good job of summarizing the key evidence and arguments, and the resource lists at the end of each chapter are excellent places to start for further study. A great resource.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hard hitting and compelling. Feb. 20 2013
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This is a great "follow-up" to 'The Case for Christ'. It is a hard hitting and compelling read for skeptics and committed Christians.
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